May 18, 2023

Earn Recognition for Your Company—Deadline Tomorrow

Gain national recognition for your company—and leverage that recognition to differentiate your firm in your most competitive markets—by participating in the American Staffing Association’s prestigious professional recognition programs. The deadline for applications is May 19.

The ASA Care Awards recognize outstanding social responsibility initiatives among ASA member companies; the ASA Elevate Awards recognize outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract talent; and the ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program honors individuals nominated by ASA member companies who best exemplify one or more of the staffing industry’s key messages—bridge and flexibility. To learn more and submit a nomination, visit

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Upcoming Events

The ASA Staffing Law Conference Happens Today and Tomorrow in Washington, DC

The ASA Staffing Law Conference is happening today and continues tomorrow at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC. Today’s sessions include discussions about using technology to recruit, screen, select, and assign candidates; following best practices for layoffs and terminations; complying with laws regarding restrictive covenants; and more.

Sessions tomorrow include discussions about performing background checks and drug tests; risks surrounding health insurance plans and employer-of-record services; and a look at the “gotcha” issues every staffing agency should know about. This is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. Find out more at

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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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